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crosshair Apr 24, 2006 11:43 AM

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Hi Guys, been away for a while on a road trip to sydney...comments welcomed..

crosshair Apr 24, 2006 11:45 AM

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opera hse

crosshair Apr 24, 2006 11:47 AM

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harbour bridge

crosshair Apr 24, 2006 11:48 AM

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rainbow above opera

In search of Syd Apr 24, 2006 12:14 PM

I think that first shot is pretty far out. Very atmospheric.

pj1974 Apr 24, 2006 12:52 PM

Hi crosshair,

Although I'm an Australian I've never been to Sydney (just the airport) though I have been to quite a number of other Australian cities and places.

Your photos capture very interesting perspectives / angles and details. I agree with Syd, I especially think the 1st shot is "atmospheric" (good adjective, Syd!) - and the trees on the right provide a real Aussie gum tree / nature feel to it. Are there some more tree shadows actually on the opera house itself or what?

I also like the last one, interesting... I never knew the opera house was textured like that. You did well with the exposure on that one. Cool.

Bridge one is nice too... reminds me of a sort of London UK place that seems to exist in my memory (I lived there for 6 years).

Paul (now in Romania!)

DomCotton Apr 24, 2006 3:23 PM

Hi,

First shot is so cool... very x-files looking... also the last one is nice too the rainbow? Like the lines and simplicity on that one but that first one is really something.

Dom

crosshair Apr 24, 2006 7:37 PM

Thanks for the comments guys syd and dom, glad you liked the pics.., paul..and I didn't even know they were gum trees!!haha..actually good question..im not sure where those shadows are coming from..I was on the ferry at that time and it was like in the evening time then...

E.S. Crawford Apr 24, 2006 11:08 PM

i usually avoid commenting on a post with more than one subject, for i confuse easily

and will forget what i liked about which. 8) :? 8)

nice shots, all of them, but am gonna have to vote for #1.


scot

Ollie77 Apr 25, 2006 5:56 AM

G'day there,

actually I love the first as well. And if you imagine, for those that are Aussies out there, you could well envisage the Opera House being out in the desert with the way the shot has been taken.

I shall asume also that the pic of the harbour bridge was taken from down along George St near Circular Quay. Correct me if I am wrong but to the right of that shot across the street is the Modern Museum of Sydney and to the left there is a small plaza and gift shop area.

I am only guessing as I used to work as a courier driver up there and that bus stop sign looks familiar :)

Anyway nice shots, got any more?

Ollie :)


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